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Deep diving in mammals

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Published by Meadowfield Press Ltd in Shildon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine mammals -- Physiology.,
  • Deep diving -- Physiological aspects.,
  • Mammals -- Physiology.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 49-51.

    Statement[by] R. J. Harrison and Sam H. Ridgway.
    SeriesPatterns of progress : Zoology series ; 7
    ContributionsRidgway, Sam H., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL713.2 .H36
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[5], 51 p. :
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4276328M
    ISBN 10090054189X
    LC Control Number78301929

      Sea-diving mammals have arterial adaptations that help them tolerate the physical demands of ocean life. Whales have an ascending aorta that is three to four times larger than their descending aorta, which enhances the elasticity of the artery and helps maintain blood flow when a whale’s heartbeat drops during a dive.


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Oxygen molecules pass through the air sac’s thin walls and into the blood stream. Catching a ride on red blood cells, the oxygen flows through blood vessels to the heart, and then gets pumped to the rest of the body.

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The authors note that the behaviors associated with cardiac anomalies in this study (increased physical exertion, deep diving, and rapid ascent from depth) are the same as those involved in the flight. For humans the lung is an important oxygen store, but in deep-diving mammals the lung is not an important oxygen store.

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